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by JeffDev
Mon Jul 30, 2007 10:16 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: Cutting Costs?
Replies: 32
Views: 17795

Re: Wikify Fusion

From a financial perspective, Benson needs to raise $200+ Million to build suborbital space ships, but issuing more stock would dilute the shares of existing stock holders. You know how far he is in the process of getting the funds needed to build dream chaser? //Rexxam62 (this is starting to get o...
by JeffDev
Mon Jul 30, 2007 8:50 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: Cutting Costs?
Replies: 32
Views: 17795

Why is Jim Benson no longer CEO ? He and his ex-wife still own 50%+ of the company shares, so he is still Chairman of the Board and pretty much still in the picture-- Just not the day to day operations of the outfit. It was a mutual thing I think. He mentioned in an interview that he wants to focus...
by JeffDev
Mon Jul 30, 2007 4:43 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: Cutting Costs?
Replies: 32
Views: 17795

Even with collage students, we still need a core of professional and experienced engineers. There is no way around that. Volunteers might help with the heavy lifting, and perhaps even with the cleaning, and collage students might help maintenance the computers or get some parts, but when we need to...
by JeffDev
Mon Jul 30, 2007 4:32 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: EMC2 fund donation web page
Replies: 4
Views: 3869

Re: SpaceDev

According to the Space Show on March 4, Jim Benson is working with Dr. Bussard to come to an agreement, after which they will attempt to get investors. Nothing on the SpaceDev webpage about this so far... should we contact them as a group and see what's going on? - Emil I've tried contacing SpaceDe...
by JeffDev
Fri Jul 27, 2007 9:37 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Arnie funding Polywell?
Replies: 17
Views: 27374

Re: Arnie funding Polywell?

I've done some searching looking for confirmation, and while it turns up a lot of hits, it's mostly just bloggers quoting each other (as is typical in the blogosphere), all linking ultimately back to the first link above. The one at SpaceDev Info may be useful to watch, as they're as likely as anyo...

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